Airlines Cancel 2000 Christmas Eve Flights, Blaming Omicron

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Service-based companies are gonna hate it when Covid is finally over with and they can’t use it as an excuse for providing poor service anymore.

One such industry that’s heavily relying on the “Covid” excuse is the airline industry, which canceled 2000 Christmas Eve flights, many at the last moment, then went ahead and started blaming Covid for the cancellations.

And, though that’s a worldwide issue, it impacted the US quite negatively. As Just the News reported:

More than 2,000 Christmas Eve flights worldwide have been cancelled at the last minute as a result of the surge in Omicron variant COVID-19 cases. 

Among those are 444 flights within, into, or out of the United States, according to the website

While American Airlines was able to avoid canceling Christmas Eve flights, all the others struggled, with Delta having to cancel about 90 and United cancelling about 150.

And those Christmas Even cancellations were just the start of the issue. As the New York Times reported, when Christmas Day and Christmas Eve flight cancellations are viewed in conjunction, the total number is close to 4,000:

Thousands of would-be travelers received last-minute cancellations of their Christmas flights on Friday and Saturday because of the recent spike of Omicron cases, including among airline workers.

The number of cancellations globally for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day added up to more than 3,800, the Flight Aware website showed, with more than 1,000 in the United States. Although the cancellations represented a relatively small percentage of the roughly 80,000 arrivals on any given day, they were a jarring disruption in a holiday season shadowed by the highly transmissible Omicron variant, which now accounts for more than 70 percent of new coronavirus cases in the United States.

Companies sure are gonna hate it when they can’t blame Covid for terrible service anymore.

By: Gen Z Conservative, editor of Follow me on Parler and Gettr.

This story syndicated with permission from Will – Trending Politics

Notice: This article may contain commentary that reflects the author's opinion.

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